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Session 124 - (2021-2022)Printer Friendly
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H 3569 General Bill, By Jones, Long, J.L. Johnson and Hill
Similar (H 3168)
Summary: Child custody orders
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-15-220, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PARENTING PLANS, SO AS TO CREATE A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD TO SPEND APPROXIMATELY AN EQUAL AMOUNT OF TIME WITH EACH PARENT WHEN BOTH PARENTS ARE WILLING, ABLE, AND FIT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-15-240, RELATING TO CHILD CUSTODY ORDERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION CERTAIN FACTORS WHEN DETERMINING WHAT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF A CHILD, TO REQUIRE THAT A CHILD CUSTODY ORDER INCLUDE FINDINGS OF FACT IF THE TIME-SHARING SCHEDULE DOES NOT ALLOCATE APPROXIMATELY EQUAL PARENTING TIME TO EACH PARENT, AND TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS TO MODIFY CHILD CUSTODY ORDERS.
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12/16/20House Prefiled
12/16/20House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 242)
01/12/21House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 242)
01/14/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson
01/27/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill



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